08:00 - 08:15

Official Opening

Giovanni Romano (President), P. Ronan O'Connell (Secretary), Emmanuel Tiret (Program Committee Chairman)
08:15 - 10:30

Video Surgery

Chairs: Giovanni Milito (Italy), Zoran Krivokapic (Serbia)

  • Technical aspects of laparoscopic colorectal resections - the Hungarian experience - Gabor Istvan (Hungary)
  • Intraoperative complications in laparoscopic colorectal resections - Francesco Corcione (Italy)
  • Large bowel involvement in endometriosis - Gian Andrea Binda (Italy)
  • Laparoscopic incisional hernia repair - Salvador Morales Conde (Spain)
  • Discussion
  • Graciloplasty for recto-urethral or recto-vaginal fistula - Yves Panis (France)
  • Anterior Perineal PlanE for ultra-low Anterior Resection of the rectum technique (APPEAR) - Norman Williams (UK)
  • Posterior pelvectomy with pelvic floor reconstruction for recurrent rectal cancer - Dario Scala (Italy)
  • Discussion

Clinical Trials Update

Chairs: Søren Laurberg (Denmark), Aldo Infantino (Italy)

Guest presentation:

  • Neoadjuvant Therapy for Colon Cancer: Lessons from FOxTROT Trial - Dion Morton (UK)
  • COMPIT- Colorectal Metastasis Prevention Israeli Trial - Oded Zmora (Israel)
  • A multicentre randomised controlled study of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) for slow transit constipation - Brigitte Collins (UK)
  • The Laparoscopic Rectal Prolapse Surgery (LaProS) Study: a prospective international cohort study to determine the optimal surgical treatment for rectal prolapse - Henk Formijne Jonkers (The Netherlands)
  • A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Surgisis AFP to Advancement Flap for the Repair of Anal Fistulas - Thilo Schwander (Germany)
10:30 - 11:15


11:15 - 11:45

Keynote Lecture: Risk stratification in colorectal surgery

Alexander Engel (The Netherlands)

Chair: Anna Martling (Sweden)

11:45 - 12:00

Japanese Visiting Fellow Free Paper: Long-term outcomes of local excision for selected rectal tumors

Hidetoshi Katsuno (Japan)

Chair: Freddy Penninckx (Belgium)

12:00 - 13:00

Six Best Papers

Chairs: Giovanni Romano (Italy), Freddy Penninckx (Belgium)

  • B1 Postoperative and long term results of surgery for chronic radiation enteritis in 108 patients - Jeremie Lefevre (France)
  • B2 In-hospital costs of laparoscopy and/or fast track multimodal management versus open and/or standard care in colonic surgery (lafa-trial) - Malaika Vlug (Netherlands)
  • B3 No value of antibiotics for acute uncomplicated diverticulitis: a randomised study - Abbas Chabok (Sweden)
  • B4 Rectal cancer surgery without bowel preparation: the French greccar III multicentre single-blinded randomized trial - Frederic Bretagnol (France)
  • B5 Predictive models in prophylactic surgery for familial adenomatous polyposis - what is the right operation? - Ashish Sinha (UK)
  • B6 A randomized, controlled study of biofeedback and dextranomere (Solesta) injection for treatment of anal incontinence - Trond Dehli (Norway)
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch/Exhibition

Lunchtime Poster Session
Chair: Alexander Engel (The Netherlands) + Panel
Panel review of 45 of the best 90 posters

14:00 - 15:00

Symposium - Sphincter Preservation in low rectal cancer

Chairs: Bela Teleky (Austria), Alois Fürst (Germany)

  • Does preoperative radiochemotherapy increase sphincter preservation? - Krysztov Bujko (Poland)
  • What is the limit of safe sphincter preservation? - Yann Parc (France)
  • When is APER the correct choice? - Torbjorn Holm (Sweden)
  • Discussion
15:00 - 15:30

Keynote Lecture: Quality of laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer

Eric Rullier (France)

Chair: Mike Parker (UK)

15:30 - 15:35

Award: Best of the Six Best Papers

Giovanni Romano (Italy)

15:35 - 16.00 Coffee/Exhibition
16.00 - 17:30

Free Papers

Chairs: Dujo Kovacevic (Croatia), Filippo La Torre (Italy)

  • F01 Totally laparoscopic rectosigmoid resection with transanal specimen extraction has a good short-term outcome. - Albert Wolthuis (Belgium)
  • F02 Laparoscopic coloanal anastomosis for rectal cancer: randomised trial comparing laparoscopic vs perineal approach first - Christophe Laurent (France)
  • F03 Sphincter preservation in rectal cancer is associated with patients’ socioeconomic status - Louise Olsson (Sweden)
  • F04 Rectal washout and local recurrence after rectal cancer surgery - Karl Kodeda (Sweden)
  • F05 Analysis of risk factors affecting postoperative recurrence and cost-effectiveness on surveillance for patients with T1 colorectal cancer - Hirotoshi Hasegawa (Japan)
  • F06 Does interval to surgery following chemoradiation for rectal cancer affect outcomes? - Arsen Rasulov (Russian Federation)
  • F07 Usefulness of immunohistochemistry and microsatellite instability in families with suspected Lynch syndrome - Francisco Lopez-Kostner (Chile)
  • F08 Outcomes following rectal resection after transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) - Roel Hompes (UK)
  • F09 Risk factors for recurrence after transanal endoscopic microsurgery for rectal malignant neoplasm - Alberto Arezzo (Italy)

Free Papers (parallel auditorium)

Chairs: Roy Maxwell (Ireland), Margot Peetsalu (Estonia)

  • F10 Modified stoller posterior tibial nervie stimulation technique for the treatment of fecal incontinence - Mario Ortega (Spain)
  • F11 Sacral nerve stimulation for faecal incontinence: suboptimal therapeutic responses, adverse events, and their influence on treatment outcome - Yasuko Maeda (Denmark)
  • F12 Characterization of cerebral activation during external anal sphincter contraction in healthy women: a new model for fecal incontinence studies using functional magnetic resonance imaging - Miquel Martinez-Vilalta (Spain)
  • F13 Comparison of clinical outcome between Internal Delorme procedure and STARR for the treatment of Obstucted Defecation Syndrome (ODS) - Exio Ganio (Italy)
  • F14 Sacral Neuromodulation for management of severe constipation - Ben Liu (UK)
  • F15 Perforating Crohn’s ileitis: delay of surgery is associated with inferior postoperative outcome - Igors Iesalnieks (Germany)
  • F16 Dysplasia in ileal J-pouch in patients after restorative proctocolectomy due to ulcerative colitis – 23 years of observations - Tomasz Banasiewicz (Poland)
  • F17 Proctocolectomy and ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA) significantly impairs fertility and pregnancy outcomes in ulcerative colitis (UC) patients - Hagit Tulchinsky (Israel)
  • F18 Return to theatre in Crohn's Disease in the biological era - Elaine Burns (UK)
17:30 - 18:45

Covidien Satellite Symposium: New Innovative Technologies in Colorectal Surgery

Chairman and Moderator: Mike Parker (UK)

  • Advanced Colorectal Surgery by a SILS™ Approach covidien
  • First experience with Endo GIA™ Reloads with Tri-Staple™ Technology
  • First experience with EEA™ Haemorrhoid and Prolapse Stapler Set with DST Series™ Technology
  • The use of biological implants in the contaminated field
  • ADVANCEments in colorectal surgery
18.30 - 19.30 Welcome Reception
ESCP Affiliates